Animal welfare in Scotland: a guide for funders

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Boswell, Katie; Hoare, George; Kail, Angela
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
25 October 2016
Social Policy
Social welfare
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This report is a guide for funders who want to improve the welfare of animals in Scotland, helping them choose between the many different charities and approaches that are out there. 

Key objectives:

  • Explain the context of the work of charities and funders that promote animal welfare in Scotland.
  • Outline the needs and issues of different types of animals in Scotland.
  • Identify the sorts of intervention that are particularly effective at improving the welfare of animals in Scotland.

This report is the result of desk research and interviews with charities, funders, academics and professionals working on animal welfare issues in Scotland.